The Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich is a center of competence for Swiss and international security policy. It offers security policy expertise in research, teaching, and consultancy. The CSS is seeking to hire (as soon as possible), a
Senior Researcher focusing on Conflict Management and Resolution
You will be part of a small team of peace and conflict researchers at CSS, and expected to publish individually and also collaboratively on issues related to peace processes and ending violence (broadly defined). You will have the opportunity to profit from CSS’ close ties to the policy community, and will have the option to contribute to a further education program for professionals in the field of mediation and peace processes. We offer a multifaceted and intellectually stimulating position at a renowned university with a motivating environment.
We are looking for an excellent and highly-motivated researcher with a background in peace and conflict research to develop an independent research project in the field of conflict management and resolution.The successful candidate will have a PhD degree (or will be close to completion) in peace or conflict research. We are looking for someone with strong analytical skills, solid methods training and an advanced familiarity with research in conflict management and resolution. Proficient oral and written English skills are a must.
We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of interest explaining the skills and motivation you would bring to the post, a CV, and one to two single-authored writing samples (e.g. an academic article, or thesis chapter) no later than July 10th, 2017. Please address your application to Mr. Olivier Meyrat, Human Resources. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information about the CSS please visit our website Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Myriam Dunn Cavelty, by email (no applications).